Lego Club: for children ages 6-10 will resume on Tuesday February 28th from 3:45-4:30 PM. Come and build with some of our new Lego kits! Please register in advance. All Lego will be provided.
Rush Reader’s Book Club: Join us on Thursday, Thursday, March 2nd from 7:00-9:00 PM. We are collaborating once again with Writers & Books for Rochester Reads; this year the selection is The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld. “The narrator is locked inside an ancient prison, waiting for death. Guilt and innocence collide in this story of the beauty that can exist in the midst of despair, and of the human capacity to transcend even the most nightmarish reality.” Join us for coffee, dessert and good conversation! Space is limited; please register in advance.
Bingo! For kids ages 6-10 on Tuesday, March 7th from 3:45-4:30 PM. Children may be accompanied by an adult if they need assistance. This is a FREE event and every child will receive a prize! Please register in advance.
Story Time: For children ages 2 and up (accompanied by a caregiver) on Thursday mornings, March 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th from 11:30 AM- Noon. Introduce your child to the wonders and fun of books! No registration required.
Knit Chicks: Will meet on Saturdays, March 11th and March 25th at 10:30 AM. Bring your projects, get inspiration and help from others who share your interest. Refreshments will be provided. No registration is required.
St. Patrick’s Day Crafts and Cookies: For kids ages 5-10 on Tuesday, March 14th from 3:45-4:30 PM. Children will create St. Patrick’s Day crafts and decorate a shamrock cookie to eat! Please register your child in advance.
Crafter’s Corner for Adults: Join us on Thursday, March 16th at 7:00 PM as we welcome back Karen Burke from Stampin’ Up! In this session you will create beautiful one-of –a kind birthday cards plus a gift card holder using specialty papers, fancy embellishments and rubber stamps. All materials will be provided. There is a $5.00 fee for this class. Please register early as this class always fills up quickly.
Beyond Susan B. Anthony: Many people in the Rochester area are familiar with Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott in their fight for women’s rights. But you can learn more about Susan B. and these remarkable women who led the way to the suffrage amendment with local speaker, Jack Kowiak on Tuesday, March 21st at 2:00 PM. Coffee and dessert will be served.
View Finders: Our photography group meets on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2:30 - 4:30 PM. Please bring 3 photographs on a flash drive, or printed out to share. Receive feedback in a friendly environment. All skill levels are welcome! Please call to register for a seat.
Rush Readers’ Book Club: Join us on Thursday, March 23rd or Thursday March 30th from 7:00-9:00 PM. This month’s selection will be The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. “Hetty ‘Handful’ Grimke, a slave in early 19th century Charleston, yearns for a life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her. The Grimke’s daughter, 11-year-old, Sarah, is given ownership of 10-year-old Handful, who is to be her handmaid. Journey with these two women over the next 35 years, to see how the choices they make shape each other’s destinies.” Coffee, tea and dessert will be served. Please register in advance.
Ozobots! A new program for Kids ages 6-10: Tuesday, March 28th from 3:45-4:30 PM. Parents and children are invited to come see just what an Ozobot can do. Be a part of a new era in after-school programming; kids using Ozobots will be learning sequential thinking, logical reasoning and coding concepts. Space is limited; please register in advance for this exciting event.
Estate Planning: Tuesday, March 28th at 7:00 PM. This course will cover the basics of estate planning, roles and responsibilities of the executor, and the estate administration process. We will cover terms such as probate, letters testamentary and gross taxable estate. This course will show ways to simplify your estate and minimize potential taxation, plus explain living trusts and their characteristics. This event will be hosted by Patrick Kelly, Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor, and Attorney George Gray of Gray and Feldman LLP. Please register in advance.
Aspiring Authors: Come find support and advice from other writers in the community by joining author, Jackie Battisti on Wednesday, March 29th from 6:00-7:30 PM. Bring five double-spaced pages of your craft and a few copies to share; be prepared for kind & supportive feedback. All genres of writing are welcome, and honoring diversity and respect are of utmost importance. Please register in advance, as space is extremely limited.
Family Finders: will meet on Friday, March 31st from 1:00-2:30 PM. Join Cathy Frank on your search for your ancestors. She’ll help you whether you’re a beginner or simply stumped in your search. Coffee, tea and dessert will be provided. Please register in advance.
We welcome your ideas for programs and your feedback. Call or email the library director anytime: firstname.lastname@example.org